Kingston upon Hull

What is Kingston upon Hull known for?


leading fishing

: www.discogs.com James-Ray-And-The-Performance-Texas release 388316 James Ray and the Performance: ''Texas'' (single, released June 1987) The main crops that are grown are wheat, barley, oats, potatoes, sugar beets. England is one of the world's leading fishing nations. Its fleets bring home fish of every kind, ranging from sole (Sole (fish)) to herring. Kingston upon Hull, Grimsby, Fleetwood, Great Yarmouth, and Lowestoft are among


defensive actions

, Seaham, Liverpool and other major ports. By 1889 it had 45 branches and a nominal membership of 80,000. But from 1890, it began to face determined resistance from shipowners, who formed an association, the Shipping Federation, to co-ordinate their strike-breaking and anti-union activity. The union fought and lost defensive actions in Hull (Kingston upon Hull), Bristol, Cardiff and other important centres in 1891-1893. These episodes depleted its funds and led to a large


school free

of '''Andrew Marvell''' (1621-1678), poet and MP for Hull, stands on a plinth in Trinity Square. Born at Winestead-in-Holderness just outside Hull he moved to the town when his father took up the position of Lecturer at Holy Trinity church. He was brought up at the Charter House where his father was Master and the garden in which he played is still there. Behind his statue is the Old Grammar School which he attended. *'''Old Grammar School'''. Free Entry. This is one of the oldest grammar schools in England dating back to the 16th century and open until 1873. From 1884 to 1915 it was the Choir School for Holy Trinity church. Among its many famous past scholars were Andrew Marvell and William Wilberforce. In 1988 it became '''Hands on History Museum''' which focuses on the history of Hull and it's people, recreates Victorian Childhood in the classroom and contains a genuine Egyptian Mummy. Child friendly. *'''The Woollen Warehouse''', with its cartouche above the door of a lamb being weighed, stands to the east side of the Old Grammar School. This building was once the home of Hull’s Wool Exchange and stands testimony to Hull’s early importance in this trade. The export of wool was initiated in the Middle Ages by the Monks in the area and the various deserted medieval villages of the Wolds (the rolling chalk lands to the north of Hull) are thought to be the result of the early wool trade expansion *The arch leading to '''Prince Street''' is on the west side of the square. This curving Georgian street leads to Dagger Lane. The Prince after which it was named was the future King George IV. thumb Merchants Warehouse, Trinity Square (Image:Merchants Warehouse, Trinity Square, Hull.jpg) *'''Merchants Warehouse''' is on the corner of King Street and Robson Row which lies on the south west corner of the square. Once the offices of various merchants it is now flats. This large brick building is a reminder that Hull has no natural building stone nearby so many of the early buildings were of brick. The Museum Quarter and High Street This area runs alongside the River Hull, and was the main street at the centre of the medieval old town. *'''Arctic Corsair'''. Free Entry. Hull's last remaining sidewinder trawler, berthed in the River Hull to the rear of the Museum Quarter complex. Guided tours are available. * WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


singing vocal

, Oxford, Sheffield, and Swansea. In Northern Ireland, Chinese make up the largest non-white minority, although the population of roughly 4,000 is relatively small. '''Garry Christian''' (born 27 February 1955, Liverpool) (lead vocal (singing)s), '''Roger Christian''' (born 13 February 1950 - died 8 March 1998 from brain tumour) (vocals, instrumentalist), '''Russell Christian''' (born 8 July 1956) (keyboards (keyboard instrument), saxophone, vocals), and ''' Henry


theme music

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featuring collaborations

.html -- Her eponymously titled solo debut was produced (record producer) by John Chelew and released by Hannibal Records in 1996, and was well-received in the scene (including a nomination for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize), featuring collaborations with her daughter, Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy and other members of The Watersons, as well as Danny Thompson (Pentangle (Pentangle (band))), Richard Thompson (Richard Thompson (musician)) ( Fairport Convention


years opening

by an Act of Parliament in 1766, and the 110–4


remarkable performance

their fans some hope of a little glory at the club which had been missing for too long. Away at the KC Stadium in Hull (Kingston upon Hull) Trinity produced a remarkable performance and managed to beat Hull despite having 2 men sin-binned (penalty box). He lived in Hull (Kingston upon Hull) for three years before moving with a friend to Wembley in London in 1990. He also lived in Finsbury Park (Finsbury Park, London) and Golders Green before settling in Lewisham. His


long service

; It was established in 1893 as a boys' school, but expanded to include girls from the 1970s onwards. The steamer was built in 1934 as a passenger ferry on the River Humber between Kingston upon Hull and New Holland (New Holland, North Lincolnshire). It found service as a tether for barrage balloons during the Second World War. In 1981 , after long service as a passenger and goods ferry, the ship was towed to London. The opening of the Humber Bridge made the ferry service, known to have existed since at least Roman times, 'Broomhill - Brougham', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 405-409. http: www.british-history.ac.uk report.aspx?compid 50836 Date accessed: 25 March 2009. redundant. Allders' immediate competitor, Kennards, was renamed Debenhams in 1973, along with many other Debenhams stores. To compete with the central buying and advertising of Debenhams and other larger groups, the department stores owned by UDS were all gradually renamed Allders. This process began with Shinners of Sutton (Sutton, London) in 1979 and later Hinds of Eltham (Eltham, London), Medhursts of Bromley, James Page of Camberley, Mackross of Cardiff, Willis Ludlow of Hull (Kingston upon Hull) and Landport Drapery Bazaar (LDB) in Portsmouth. Only Arding & Hobbs at Clapham Junction in London and the furnishing store of Clover at Kirkstall in Leeds retained their original identities. A new geometric logo of ten orange 'A's arranged in a circle on brown and cream-coloured stationery, bags and carpets appeared across the group, together with the phrase 'All that a great store should be'. By 1850, Godbe was an experienced sailor who had traveled Western Europe, visited Constantinople, and the shores of Brazil and Africa. Godbe then became bound to a captain who, after retiring from the sea, worked the dock (Dock (maritime)) at Kingston upon Hull. In Hull, Godbe encountered Parley P. Pratt, an LDS missionary. By June 1850, Godbe was baptized, against the counsel of his immediate family. '''Adrian Hardy Haworth''' (19 April 1767, Hull (Kingston upon Hull) – 24 August 1833, Chelsea (Chelsea, London)) was an English (England) entomologist, botanist and carcinologist. WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


free arts

Festival publisher Hull City Council year 2008 url http: www.hullcc.gov.uk portal page?_pageid 221,156111&_dad portal&_schema PORTAL accessdate 17 February 2008 As of 2008 Hull has also held Freedom Festival (Freedom Festival, Hull); an annual free arts and live music event that celebrates freedom in all its forms.

Kingston upon Hull

'''Hull''', officially '''Kingston upon Hull''' ( ), is a city (City status in the United Kingdom) and unitary authority area (Unitary authorities of England) in the ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. url http: www.britannica.com EBchecked topic 318761 Kingston-upon-Hull title Kingston upon Hull work Encyclopædia Britannica Online accessdate 8 July 2008 year 2008 publisher Encyclopædia Britannica It stands on the River Hull at its junction with the Humber estuary (Humber), 25 miles (40 km) inland from the North Sea. Hull has a resident population of ).

The town of Hull was founded late in the 12th century. The monks of Meaux Abbey needed a port where the wool from their estates could be exported. They chose a place at the junction of the rivers Hull and Humber to build a quay.

The exact year Hull was founded is not known but it was first mentioned in 1193. It was called Wyke on Hull. url http: www.localhistories.org hull.html title A Brief History of Kingston upon Hull last Lambert first Tim accessdate 1 March 2013 Renamed ''Kings-town upon Hull'' by King Edward I (Edward I of England) in 1299, the town and city of Hull has served as market town, url http: www.hedon.gov.uk Core Hedon-Town-Council Pages History_1.aspx title Brief history of Hedon work Hedon Town Council: Working for You accessdate 25 February 2013 year 2007 publisher Hedon Town Council military supply port, url http: www.hullcc.gov.uk portal page?_pageid 221,148379&_dad portal&_schema PORTAL title History of Hull accessdate 22 September 2007 year 2007 publisher Hull City Council a trading hub, fishing and whaling centre, and industrial metropolis.

Hull was an early theatre of battle in the English Civil Wars (First English Civil War). Its 18th-century Member of Parliament, William Wilberforce, played a key role in the abolition of the slave trade in Britain. url http: www.wilberforce2007.com index.php title Slavery: unfinished business accessdate 23 September 2007 year 2007 publisher Wilberforce 2007: Hull archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20070921202938 http: www.wilberforce2007.com index.php archivedate 21 September 2007

The city is unique in the UK in having had a municipally (municipality) owned telephone system from 1902, sporting cream, not red, telephone boxes (red telephone box).

After suffering heavy damage during the Second World War (the 'Hull Blitz'), Hull weathered a period of post-industrial decline, url http: www.communities.gov.uk documents citiesandregions pdf 143999.pdf format PDF last Parkinson first Michael first2 Tony last2 Champion first3 Richard last3 Evans first4 James last4 Simmie first5 Ivan last5 Turok first6 Martin last6 Crookston first7 Bruce last7 Katz first8 Alison last8 Park first9 Alan last9 Berube first10 Mike last10 Coombes first11 Danny last11 Dorling first12 Norman last12 Glass first13 Mary last13 Hutchins first14 Ade last14 Kearns first15 Ron last15 Martin first16 Peter last16 Wood title State of the English Cities: Volume 1 date March 2006 accessdate 5 March 2009 publisher Office of the Deputy Prime Minister location London isbn 1-85112-845-X page 112 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20090327121851 http: www.communities.gov.uk documents citiesandregions pdf 143999.pdf archivedate 27 March 2009 during which the city gained unfavourable results on measures of social deprivation, education and policing. During the early 21st-century spending boom (before the late 2000s recession (2008–2012 global recession)) the city saw large amounts of new retail, commercial, housing and public service construction spending.

Established tourist attractions include the historic Old Town and Museum Quarter, Hull Marina and The Deep (The Deep (aquarium)), a city landmark. The redevelopment of one of Hull's main thoroughfares, Ferensway, included the opening of St. Stephen's Hull and the new Hull Truck Theatre. Spectator sporting activities include Premier League football (association football) and Super League Rugby (Rugby league). The KC Stadium houses the Hull City (Hull City A.F.C.) football club and Hull FC rugby club and Craven Park (Craven Park, Hull) is home to rugby club Hull Kingston Rovers. Hull is also home to the Elite Ice Hockey League Hull Stingrays.

In November 2013, it was announced that Hull had won the UK City of Culture 2017 award.

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